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Monday, October 15, 2007

The 12 Most Powerful Christians in Hollywood

Hollywood may have a well-deserved reputation for being a spiritual wasteland, but faith is hardly absent from Tinseltown. The following 12 Hollywood powerhouses are at the top of their game in movies or TV and are unabashed about proclaiming their Christian beliefs. And they're far from the exception. We chose them from dozens of candidates, in consultation with insiders and observers who are part of the Christian-Hollywood scene. Those who made the Beliefnet Power Dozen are here because they have the clout to choose their career direction, while keeping their faith and even injecting it into their work in subtle or not-so-subtle ways.

Click here to find out who are the most powerful Christians in Hollywood.

This is very interesting. I found the story first at FoxNews and they had a link to BeliefNet. When you click on the link above, it lists each of the 12 people below and gives a short write-up on each.

Hollywood's Most Powerful Christians:

1. Mel Gibsson
2. Denzel Washington
3. Patricia Heaton
4. Tyler Perry
5. Ralph Winter
6. Angela Bassett
7. Martin Sheen
8. Martha Williamson
9. Kristen Chenoweth
10. Philip Anschutz
11. Howard Kazanjian
12. Scott Derrickson